Services we offer A-Z

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Sports consultancy

Sports professionals, businesses and governing bodies can create their own bespoke consultancy programme delivered by experts in coaching, finance, management and psychology.

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Sport

Research consultancy

With experts in health and wellbeing, sport, the environment, culture and society, and enterprise and economy Stirling can help your business to grow.

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Research

Expert Staff

The University of Stirling's Media Guide to Academic Experts offers the media a quick and efficient way to find experts working in areas of current media interest.

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External Affairs

Conferences & Venues

For over 40 years, the University has provided the venue for prestigious regional, national and international events. Having played host to the European premiere of 'Braveheart', the World Youth Congress, the Microsoft Challenge and the European Maccabi Games, (to name just a few), the University of Stirling has a longstanding and justified reputation as an ideal venue for all events.

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Commercial Services

Graphics & Print Services

Graphics and Print Services has been in operation since the inception of the University and has grown with the needs of the University and its external clients. As technology progresses and is proven we have moved with it in order to bring these benefits to our clients. We are able to integrate our services more completely with the latest digital technologies. This enables us to provide you with the best looks, styles and sounds with ever greater ease.

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Graphics & Print Services

Sports facilities (hiring of)

The world-class sports facilities at Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence are open to the community on a pay and play basis and through annual memberships. Facilities for hire include the sports hall, artificial floodlit pitches, tennis courts, strength and conditioning suite, fitness studio, indoor cycling studio and sport meeting rooms.

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Sport

Sports services: participation (individuals, local clubs)

Sport and fitness classes run all year round, for children and adults of all ages and stages. There is also a Personal Training team; a full coach education programme and a community physiotherapist.

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Sport

Sports services: performance consultancy

Strength and Conditioning programmes; physiological testing; nutritional advice and performance video analysis are delivered by our experts in sports science, their work shaped by the University’s leading health and exercise science research.

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Sport

Research (Education)

Advice on conducting research in the areas of education theory and curriculum.

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Education

Consultancy (Education)

In the area of educational provision for children.

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Education

Student Marketing projects

Marketing consultancy opportunities via integrated projects to course modules. The modules enable groups of 6 or 7 students to be assigned to the investigation of a particular marketing topic currently facing an individual organisation. At the end of the 12 week period the organisation will receive a written report and a group presentation on the conclusions and recommendations of their investigation. This provides a unique opportunity to achieve highly cost-effective marketing analysis and understanding in today’s more stringent business environment. Opportunities begin at the start of both the Spring (mid-Feb) and Autumn (mid-Sept) semester.

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Stirling Management School

Aquaculture Consultancy

A wide range of services and research facilities provided by the Institute of Aquaculture.

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Natural Sciences

Marine Environmental Research Laboratory

The Marine Environmental Research Laboratory is a purpose built, aquaculture research facility located at Machrihanish in Kintyre on the west coast of Scotland. The facility provides contract research services and hire of facilities to industry and academic institutions and supports research and teaching at the Institute of Aquaculture.

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Natural Sciences

Howietoun Fisheries - Fish stocking/breeding for angling

Operated as a commercial fishery since 1881, Howietoun near Stirling is one of the oldest fish farms in Scotland. Brown trout hatched at Howietoun have been stocked for angling throughout the world and are famous for their quality. In 1979, the farm was acquired by the University of Stirling and it has continued to apply new technologies to the best traditions of aquaculture. Both brown trout and Atlantic salmon smolts are available from Howietoun.

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Natural Sciences

EvoFIT Project

EvoFIT is a facial composite system, used by police to help witnesses to a crime create a likeness of the face of the perpetrator. It is being marketed by colleagues in the University of Central Lancashire.

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Natural Sciences

Nial Bromage Freshwater Research Unit (Aquaculture)

The unit is gravity fed from the nearby Buckieburn reservoir, which provides over two million gallons a day of temperature stable water. The facility has a total of seventy-four flow-through tanks ranging from 600 to 25000 litres in volume and is ideally suited for research on salmonids, principally Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout.

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Natural Sciences

Centre for River EcoSystem Science (CRESS) - freshwater sciences consultancy

CRESS was set-up in March 2005 to develop an enhanced research capability centred on Scottish river ecosystems and meet a demand for scientifically informed river survey, monitoring and assessment to accommodate the requirements of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC). CRESS has expertise relating to various components of the ecosystem: channel, hyporheos, riparian and floodplain sub-systems. We are known internationally for our work in aquatic ecology, fluvial geomorphology and remote sensing of rivers.

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Natural Sciences

Aquaculture Business Consultancy (Stirling Aquaculture)

Stirling Aquaculture is the consulting arm of the Institute of Aquaculture. It makes more readily available the expertise and experience of the Institute to other organisations. Stirling Aquaculture conducts opportunity and feasibility studies; due diligence and expert opinion; economic and foresight reviews; support to project development.

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Natural Sciences

Nutrition Analytical Service (Aquaculture)

Aquaculture fish feed, aquafeed, fish farming and processing, agricultural and food production. The Nutrition Analytical Service was created in 1998 as the commercial arm of the Lipid Nutrition Group at the Institute of Aquaculture. The NAS and Lipid Nutrition Group possess a wide range of analytical skills that provide advice and analysis to the aquafeed, fish farming and processing, agricultural and food producing sectors.

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Natural Sciences

Smolt Services - fish breeding (Aquaculture)

The reproduction group offers analytical, consultancy and advice services to monitor growth, reproduction and development (smoltification) of a range of species. Services include blood hormonal analyses, ultrasound, X-Ray,lighting system deployment, gill ATPase, osmolality and chloride.

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Natural Sciences

Tropical Fish Sales (Aquaculture)

The Tropical Aquarium can supply certified disease free broodstock fish of several different Tilapia and Catfish species for commercial hatcheries or research. We can also supply The Stirling Red O.niloticus strain as mixed sex fry. We have an agreement (FishGen) to supply red YYmale and XX female broodstock to generate all-male fry. The Aquarium can also supply Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) lines of Zebra danio (Microbacteria). We have facilities to undertake warm water feed trials.

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Natural Sciences

THIN - Thin Section and Micromorphology - thin section slides from soils and sediments

The Thin Section and Micromorphology team offer a well established service for the production of thin section slides. Slides are produced from a wide range of materials, mainly soils, rocks, sediments and vegetation such as roots amongst other materials. We have particular expertise in thin section micromorphology and analyses from archaeological sites and historic landscapes, ranging from UNESCO World Heritage Sites to local development control cases, and applied to the interpretation of cultural heritage.

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Natural Sciences

ERL - Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory

The Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory (ERL) is ISO 17025 accredited for the environmental sampling, sample preparation and laboratory analysis of radioactivity through gamma ray spectrometry. The laboratory undertakes national and international research. We collaborate with and provide analytical services for academic, public and private sector organisations and are also involved in knowledge transfer and training.

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Natural Sciences

Statistical Advice and Consultancy

The statistical consultancy team offers consultancy services for external clients. For example: help in the analysis of data, participation in the preparation of reports, designing surveys.

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Natural Sciences

Computational Intelligence Consulting

Computing Science has a capability for assisting companies with techniques for data mining, pattern recognition, and other applications that require anon-algorithmic (example-based) approach.

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Natural Sciences

Computing - Telecare Consultancy

Computing Science and Mathematics have considerable experience of Home Networking, in particular in the role of Care Homes and health settings. This includes the construction of programmable home and sensor networks that can be adapted by a range stakeholders. We have experience in employing (smart) mobile phones in our programmable sensor networks to allow support and monitoring to continue outside the home.

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Natural Sciences

Conference suite and meeting room hire (Dementia Services Development Centre)

Applied Social Science

Building tours - design and technology for people with dementia

Applied Social Science

Dementia Care Consultancy

Consultancy with specific focus on design but we also offer consultancy services as required (e.g. providing feedback on pieces of technology, problem solving specific issues etc).

Applied Social Science

Specialist speakers (Dementia)

Specialist speakers can be hired to speak at events

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Applied Social Science

Dementia Friendliness Accreditation scheme

Accreditation scheme for building design to provide certification in terms of 'dementia friendliness' of premises

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Applied Social Science

CPD (Dementia)

Large range of CPD courses, including courses run jointly with the sports department (meaningful Activities) Best Practice programme of cascade learning, we train a facilitator and support that facilitator over a 6 month period to train up to 8 staff, at the end of the period the facilitator can then train a further staff group.

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Applied Social Science

Training (Dementia)

Bespoke training tailored to organisational needs

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Applied Social Science

Consultancy - Social Surveys and Social Statistics Research Group

The Social Surveys and Social Statistics Research Group provide training in statistical methods, the analysis of social surveys, survey data management, longitudinal data analysis and e-social science.

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Applied Social Science

Consultancy - Housing Policy and Practice Unit

Provide an accredited module in Preventing Homelessness (a key Scottish Government Agenda within housing and linking to the general Scottish government outcome of early intervention).This has been delivered as a bespoke module for four local authorities. The Unit will be offering a further module open to general application starting in September 2011. The Unit will also be offering a new 2-day face to face course on the new Housing Act in November 2011. This will be followed in early 2012 with a full 6-session accredited CPD module in Housing Law. A 2-day course for housing professionals on recognising dementia amongst applicants and service users and a fully accredited module in housing for older people are currently being developed.

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Applied Social Science

Remote and rural provision of health care

We have experience of supporting healthcare providers in their delivery of remote, rural and island health care through education, research and practice development activities.

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Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Remote delivery of education and consultancy

We have experience of supporting remote education delivery at both national and international levels. By using blended learning approaches, including extensive application of virtual technologies, students can access undergraduate and post graduate qualifications and are well supported to achieve their full potential.

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Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Occupational and environmental health

We offer consultancy on health and safety in the workplace and in the environment founded on extensive research on these issues in a range of contexts, particularly the industrial and agricultural sectors.

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Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Health Management Training

From enhancing self-care and self management to more traditional healthcare management approaches, we can assist healthcare organisations to develop their staff, and identify evidence-based approaches to health management issues.

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Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Healthcare workforce development

In addition to our credit bearing courses, we provide a range of short courses designed for managers and others in the healthcare professions seeking to enhance their skills. Short courses include mentorship and clinical supervision.

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Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Aggression and violence consultancy

We have extensive experience of providing aggression and violence consultancy, including risk assessment and intervention delivery.

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Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Effective Business Writing and Communication

Arts and Humanities

Editorial Skills and Training

Arts and Humanities

Design and production (print and digital) consultancy

Arts and Humanities

Print to digital transition consultancy

Arts and Humanities

Publications strategy and consultancy

Arts and Humanities

Marketing and communications for publishing consultancy

Arts and Humanities

Adobe CS training

Arts and Humanities

Catering

The University's catering service is provided by Sodexo, one of the world's leading Food Service companies.

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Estates & Campus Services

 

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